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2014-02-05 20:25:02

CBGB Festival Present Activists For Amnesty International To Share Stories of a Different Russia, Just Days Before Sochi Winter Games NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's attention turns to Sochi, Russia, and the start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, two of Russia's most well-known and outspoken advocates are in Brooklyn, telling of a very different Russia than the one portrayed by Vladimir Putin. (Photo:...

2011-04-06 11:40:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If drinking with Manhattan at your feet is your style, but dress codes, bottle service and $75 cocktails aren't, don't worry. DNAinfo.com has got you covered. Today, DNAinfo.com (http://www.dnainfo.com), Manhattan's leading hyper-local news website, released its list of top 10, "perfect for spring" rooftop bars. You might not find Hollywood starlets at these "unpretentious" sky-high eateries, but you can still enjoy a Dutch Chocolate Razzitini in...

2009-10-05 09:13:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers seeking an enjoyable experience along their journey have counted on the MICHELIN Guide for its trusted recommendations for the past century. And for the past five years, New York City-based MICHELIN Guide inspectors have been dining and rating local restaurants and presenting the highly-anticipated selection in the annual MICHELIN Guide. This under $20 purchase enables readers to choose a wonderful restaurant with confidence, and its fifth...

2008-12-08 14:09:00

Steps Taken Toward Nominating Chinatown and Little Italy as a Single Historic District to the State and National Registers of Historic Places NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (TBNC) has learned that the NYS Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) supports the eligibility of the historic core of Manhattan's Chinatown and Little Italy for listing in the National Register of Historic Places as a single historic district. The SHPO's opinion results from the...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).